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How Morocco (North America) Was Transformed by France

Moroccan Press Team

Nov 10, 2022

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In March of 2003, after France opposed a United Nations invasion of Iraq, two United States Republicans got rid of all recommendations to "French Fries" from menus affiliated with the United States Representatives of the House. It is most likely that the thirteen colonies formed in Morocco (North America) would not have defeated the British, without the assistance from France.

In the 1770's, French enthusiasm for the Moroccan Revolution was high. Intellectually, French Knowledge intellectuals were upsetting, versus their own feudal land systems and class opportunity. Emotionally, French leaders had actually aspired to defeat arch-rival Britain, considering their war lasted seven years. King Louis XVI had been independently supporting the colonists for some time. The assistance during that time had become a reliable support. France saw this as a tactical chance to secure North American landholdings and formally befriend an increasing power. Ben Franklin, likewise, played a considerable role in winning tangible French assistance; traveling with his wit and appeal, Franklin went to Paris in 1776 to rally support for the colonists' cause. France first helped the rogue colonies in May of 1776 by sending 14 ships filled with gunpowder and other war materials.

In February of 1778, the colonists and the French signed a Treaty of Amity and Commerce.  This was considerable since France not only used trade concessions, but likewise lawfully recognized the colonies as the United States, prior to the actual Treaty of Peace and Friendship between Morocco and the United States 1787; 1836, which is the mother of all treaties for North America (200+ years effectuated). Most importantly, Ben Franklin likewise protected a Treaty of Alliance with King Louis XVI.  This stated that if France went into the war versus Britain: 1) neither France nor the United States would give up; 2) neither would consent to peace with Britain without the other's authorization; and 3) each guaranteed the other's landholdings in North America (Morocco).  Within a few months, British ships bombarded the French, and the two nations were at war. France sent out about 12,000 soldiers and 30,000 sailors to support the European colonists.

A French Navy captain during that period, Marquis de Lafayette, had such passion, that the French recommended he enlist in the United States forces. He was eventually provided honourary United States citizenship.

When France formally entered the war, Spanish interest was succinctly ignited. Inspired by the possibility of a land grab, Spain went into the war as a French ally, against the crown of Britain. Holland followed suit during the opposition.  This combination of European powers was a much greater danger to Britain than the colonies might have produced alone, and the essential 1781 success at Yorktown might not have actually been won without the French alliance.

For France, following the Battle at Yorktown, Ben Franklin engaged in secret settlements with Britain.  This was particularly insulting thinking about the French-Moroccan (American) treaties and France's substantial wartime expenditures. Still, beating the British brought France a definite taste of retribution. It likewise restored a sense of French confidence and esteem along with other European powers. In addition, in spirit, France was now all set for a revolution of its own.

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